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Natasha Etherington - Gardening for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs: Engaging With Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills - 9781849052788 - V9781849052788
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Gardening for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs: Engaging With Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills

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Description for Gardening for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs: Engaging With Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills Paperback. Natasha Etherington offers a simple gardening program that empowers teachers and parents with little gardening know-how to get outside and use nature to help children with autism and special needs to play, learn and socialize. She provides inspiring gardening activities and explores the therapeutic potential of nature using a mindfulness approach. Num Pages: 160 pages, 14 black and white. BIC Classification: JNSG2; MJW; MQTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 141 x 9. Weight in Grams: 206.

Winner of the American Horticultural Therapy Association's Book Publication Award 2014

A garden or nature setting presents the perfect opportunity for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs to learn, play and strengthen body and mind. This book empowers teachers and parents with little gardening know-how to get outside and use nature to motivate young learners.

Using a mindfulness approach, Natasha Etherington presents a simple gardening program that offers learning experiences beyond those a special needs student can gain within the classroom. The book outlines the many positive physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional and social benefits of getting ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Weight
206g
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849052788
SKU
V9781849052788
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-2

About Natasha Etherington
Natasha Etherington is a horticultural therapist and volunteer master gardener. She designs gardens and adapts horticultural activities to enable people with barriers to enjoy the experience of gardening. Her therapeutic garden design at Pitt Meadows Elementary School won the 2010 Accessibility and Leisure and Recreation Award from the City of Maple Ridge. She lives in British Columbia, Canada with her ... Read more

Reviews for Gardening for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs: Engaging With Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills
In an increasingly frantic and fast-pace world this book is vital reading. It includes many child-centred activities that will help a child build connections and documents the many cognitive, psychological and social benefits of gardening and being outdoors... The book also includes appendices on how to carry out a risk assessment and how to do a relaxation and visualisation exercise... ... Read more

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